Dairy Australia/NCDE Webinar series launched for 2016

02 February 2016

The Semester 1 webinar program run by Dairy Australia and the National Centre for Dairy Education (NCDE) has been launched. Many of the webinars will be of interest to ASCA members, and these will be published individually on the EVENTS LISTING  of this website.

The full Semester 1 program is attached here, and some highlights are listed below:

Wednesday 17 February, 2-3pm (AEDT)

Ian Powell – DIAL (Dairy Innovation Australia Ltd), Victoria

Indigenous cheese cultures : the good, the bad and the tasty

Ian will report on the exciting cheese cultures trial which was recently undertaken with ASCA.

Tuesday 24 May, 3-4pm (EST)

Paul Thomas – The Wheymaker, UK

The mechanics of cheese ripening

June (date TBC)

Ivan Larcher – Larcher Consulting, France

Topic to be advised

July (date TBC)

Michael Kalish – Food Safety Guides, USA

Successful new product development for cheesemakers


The cost of registering is $35 per webinar, or free for season pass-holders. Details of season passes are:

· Season pass for Individuals (half year):$120 for Semester 1, 2016 (allowing unlimited webinar registrations from 1 February 2016–30 June 2016)

· Season pass for Companies (half year):$990 for Semester 1, 2016 (allowing unlimited webinar registrations for multiple individuals from 2 February 2016–30 June 2016)

The fee structure means that if you are planning to register for 4 or more webinars across Semester 1, it is worth purchasing an Individual Season Pass. If you plan to participate in fewer than 4 webinars during the season, it makes more sense to pay for individual webinars at $35 per webinar.

If you wish to purchase a season pass, please email Mani Iyer at Dairy Australia as soon as possible.

For season pass-holders, the individuals will still need to email Jenny Penfold at NCDE to pre-register for each webinar they would like to attend. Attendees have access to recordings of the webinars for up to three months.

For more information about the webinar program, please click the link below or email Jenny Penfold at NCDE.

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